MUDr. Peter Wohlfahrt PhD

Peter Wohlfahrt, MD, Ph.D.


Date and place of birth: 2 September 1980, Kosice, Slovakia

Education and training:


Medical Faculty
Faculty of Medicine, Safarik University, Kosice, Slovakia


1st Medical faculty Charles University in Prague


Cardiology board exam

2006 – present

Department of Preventive Cardiology, Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Prague, Czech Republic

2011 – 2022

Center for Cardiovascular Prevention, Charles University in Prague, First Faculty of Medicine and Thomayer Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic

2019 – now

Third Faculty of Medicine – PhD supervisor

2021 – now

First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University – lecturer

2021 – now

Second Faculty of Medicine, Charles University – lecturer

Internship and further education

August 2008

41st Ten-Day International Teaching Seminar on Cardiovascular Disease, Epidemiology and Prevention, Oxford, UK

August 2009

4th European Society of Atherosclerosis Summer School, Hamburg, Germany

September 2009

European Society of Hypertension Summer School, Smolenice, Slovakia

November 2010

Department of Pharmacology, Georges Pompidou European Hospital, INSERM U970 and Paris University Descartes, Paris, France – Professor Stéphane LaurentSlovakia

March 2013

Advanced course on hypertension, St. Moritz, Switzerland

Aug – Oct 2013

Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA – Division of Cardiovascular Diseases

Mar–May 2014

Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA – Division of Cardiovascular Diseases

July–December 2018

University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA – Division of Cardiovascular Diseases

Scientific and research activities

Czech post-MONICA Study

Cross-sectional survey of cardiovascular risk factors in a random population sample of Czech Republic

ESH Stroke Survey

Cross-sectional survey of patients after their first ischemic stroke

Cardiovision Brno 2030

Cross-sectional survey of the Brno City population

PROs as an indicator of disease transition in heart failure

American Heart Association research grant

Novel tools to improve cardiovascular prevention after myocardial infarction

Czech Health Research Council research grant


Jiří Widimský Snr. Award

International Society of Hypertension meeting 2010, Vancouver, Canada

Health Minister´s Award

Health Minister´s Award for Medical Research 2010

Best poster presentation award

European Atherosclerosis Society meeting, Gothenburg 2011, Sweden

Presidential Prize

International Union of Angiology congress, Prague, 2012

Czech Atherosclerosis Society

Czech Atherosclerosis Society Best Publication Award 2013, 2015, 2018

Czech Society of Hypertension Best Publication

Czech Society of Hypertension Best Publication Award 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018

A member of the:

  • European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (EACPR) of the European Society of Cardiology
  • Heart Failure Association (HFA) of the
  • European Society of Cardiology
  • American Heart Association
  • European Society of Atherosclerosis
  • Czech Atherosclerosis Society
  • Czech Hypertension Society

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